This fine website from the National Science Foundation (NSF) addresses its subject thusly: "Whether caused by acts of nature, human errors or even malevolence, disasters are an increasingly costly threat." Released as...
Anatomy of an Environmental Disaster: Exploring Pollution Events through Production of a Documentary
The Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center (ATEEC) presents this interdisciplinary instructional material on pollution and environmental disasters. In the unit, students examine a pollution event, the...
The Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center (ATEEC) presents this instructional module on bioremediation of contaminants in the environment. The example of an oil spill near Bemidji, Minnesota is highlighted...
Large oil spills are not a common occurrence. When a tanker runs aground or collides with another vessel and releases its cargo to the sea, it's often major news, especially if the spill is near land. The images in this...
The Real World Learning Objects Resource Library has provided this activity to demonstrate the role of weather and topography in environmental disasters. Students will use real GIS data to analyze the relationship...
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